O sistema globalmente harmonizado de classificação e rotulagem de produtos químicos (GHS): uma introdução para sua aplicação em laboratórios de ensino e pesquisa acadêmica

Wilhelm Martin Wallau, José Augusto dos Santos Júnior
2013 Química Nova  
Recebido em 9/5/12; aceito em 1/10/12; publicado na web em 18/2/13 THE GLOBALLY HARMONISED SYSTEM OF CLASSIFICATION, LABELLING AND PACKAGING OF CHEMICALS (GHS) -AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS APPLICATION IN ACADEMIC TEACHING AND RESEARCH LABORATORIES. The present article provides an overview of the Globally Harmonised System of Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Chemicals (GHS) and its implementation in Brazil. Although Classification and Packaging is beyond the scope of the responsibility of
more » ... ademic chemists, labelling of chemicals used in academic laboratories will be required by the competent authorities to ensure the safety of students and staff. Therefore, academic teachers and researchers responsible should be familiarised with the GHS principles outlined here and at least be able to label, by applying these principles, mixtures of substances previously classified by the competent authorities.
doi:10.1590/s0100-40422013000400021 fatcat:dpoch3brubcf5hlip6mtrmql6e